HP said Sunday it turned down a $33 billion (roughly Rs. 2,36,469 crores) hostile takeover bid from Xerox, saying it undervalued the computer and printer maker. But the HP board said it still would like to discuss the possibility of reaching a deal with its rival, a venerable US tech company best known for its
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Snapchat can be intimidating. The social media platform has a language all of its own, with various Snapchat terms meaning users can struggle to understand what’s going on. Whether you need help getting started with Snapchat or you’re a longtime user who has encountered a new phrase, here are the common Snapchat terms you need
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Apple on Friday said it is banning vaping-related apps from its App Store due to concerns that e-cigarette use can damage lungs or even kill people. Apple vets what is allowed on the shelves of its virtual shop that serves as the sole outlet for apps available to its popular mobile devices, including some 900
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In a recent interview with Empire Magazine, legendary filmmaker Martin Scorcese was dismissive about movies in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, kicking the proverbial hornet’s nest by saying “that’s not cinema.” Others have likewise rejected the idea that video games are a work of art. Film critic Roger Ebert famously stated that “games cannot be art,”
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Billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates officially surpassed Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos at world’s richest person on Earth with a net worth of $110 billion — according to the latest Bloomberg Billionaires Index. The Microsoft co-founder had briefly topped Bezos as the world’s richest man last month after Amazon’s lacklustre Q3 results resulted in Bezos losing nearly
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PUBG Test Server has so far served as the sole platform for testing new and upcoming features that will eventually make it to the game’s public version. PUBG Corp has now introduced a dedicated space called PUBG Labs for testing experimental game content such as modes, rules, and features. Just to be clear, PUBG Labs won’t
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Instagram isn’t just about photos and videos. The social network also allows you to communicate with family and friends using Instagram DMs. Instagram DMs are a private chat function primarily accessible through the smartphone app. And here’s everything you need to know about Instagram DMs. How Can I Send and Receive DMs on Instagram? It’s
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Huawei Technologies and ZTE “cannot be trusted,” US Attorney General William Barr said, labelling the Chinese firms a security threat as he backed a proposal to bar US rural wireless carriers from tapping an $8.5 billion government fund to purchase equipment or services from them. The Federal Communications Commission will vote on November 22 and is proposing requiring the
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Microsoft’s held its annual “celebration of all things Xbox” in London today. Despite hopes for more information on the next Xbox – the still-codenamed Project Scarlett – no new information on the next-generation console, expected in holiday 2020, had been released. Instead, Microsoft touted its popular $10-per-month (roughly Rs. 720) Game Pass subscription service, which allows
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Apple’s Heart study, the largest yet to explore the role of wearable devices in identifying potential heart problems, found the device could accurately detect atrial fibrillation, the most common type of irregular heartbeat, US researchers reported on Wednesday. The results, published in the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM), come as technology companies increasingly strike up
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London edtech startup pi-top has gone through another round of layoffs, TechCrunch has learned. pi-top confirmed that eight jobs have been cut in the London office, saying the job losses resulted from a “restructuring our business to focus on the U.S. education market”. In August we broke the news that the STEM hardware focused company
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Fortnite has become a hotbed for promotional content, be it movies, music videos, and even shoe lines. But despite being a massively popular game in itself, Fortnite is now promoting another game via a crossover, and the game in question is the freshly-released Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order. Fortnite has added the Imperial Stormtrooper outfit in
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